WELSH SLATE HELPS A LANDMARK GYMNASIUM FLEX SOME NEW MUSCLES

WELSH SLATE HELPS A LANDMARK GYMNASIUM FLEX SOME NEW MUSCLES

Some 6,400 natural slates from Welsh Slate have helped restore to its former glory the roof of the first purpose-built gym in England, albeit now as a designer restaurant. More than 600m2 of Welsh Slate’s 500mm x 300mm...
Welsh Slate Helps a Unique Conservation Area Regenerate

Welsh Slate Helps a Unique Conservation Area Regenerate

Welsh Slate was specified for a roof at a new school in a “unique” Conservation Area for its aesthetics, longevity and performance qualities. Some 12,000 500mm x 300mm Penrhyn Heather Blue Celtic grade slates have been used at...
Welsh Slate Transforms a Cheshire Church

Welsh Slate Transforms a Cheshire Church

Using “quality” and “proven” Welsh Slate has “transformed” the roof of a Grade 1 listed church in Cheshire. Some 558m2 of the roof of the nave of the landmark St Peter’s Church, which overlooks the hillside town of...
Lamington Loves Welsh Slate

Lamington Loves Welsh Slate

Pupils at Lamington Primary School have a new Welsh Slate roof over their heads. For the Penrhyn Heather Blue Welsh Slates which had been on the original roof of their school for 150 years have been replaced with...
Welsh Slate Needs Not Fish For Compliments

Welsh Slate Needs Not Fish For Compliments

 Westwood Roofing had to accommodate weddings and funerals in the run-up to Easter during their six-week 400m2 re-roof of this Grade 1 listed historic fishermen’s church. Testimonial The quality of the slate sent here in the early days...
High on History

High on History

Highwic House was home to New Zealand’s rags to riches auctioneer Alfred Buckland and his family of 21 children! Auckland’s premier shopping precinct is his legacy and Highwic House, a rambling Gothic mansion, an insight into the colonial...
HELPING UNWIN’S STORE HISTORY

HELPING UNWIN’S STORE HISTORY

Unwin’s Stores is considered to be of exceptional State heritage significance as probably the longest continuously occupied row of shops in Sydney. Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority has undertaken a conservation project at Unwin’s Stores to ensure its long-term...
WELSH SLATE HELPS KEEPMOAT STAY IN KEEPING

WELSH SLATE HELPS KEEPMOAT STAY IN KEEPING

Welsh Slate was “the icing on the cake” for a £3.75million residential redevelopment in a Conservation Area next to a World Heritage site. It was really the only roofing material that developer Keepmoat Homes thought was appropriate for...
Sydney Supreme Court Australia

Sydney Supreme Court Australia

Work is drawing to a close on a two-year re-roof, using natural Welsh Slate, of the Supreme Court complex in Sydney, Australia. The three-phase project has involved replacing a total of 1,6002m of roofs, including a domed element,...
The National Trust of Australia

The National Trust of Australia

Welsh Slate went retro when it came to the re-roof of a historic home in Western Australia. Almost 5,000 Penrhyn Heather Blue capital grade slates from Welsh Slate’s Penrhyn Quarry were produced to the original imperial size of...
Welsh Slate Steals the Spotlight

Welsh Slate Steals the Spotlight

Cottages on a historic council-owned country estate have had a familiar facelift that could make them film stars, thanks to Welsh Slate. More than 250m2 of Welsh Slate’s Penrhyn Heather Blue slates, in random widths and lengths between...
welsh slate set to attract more visitors to snowdonia centre

welsh slate set to attract more visitors to snowdonia centre

Elements from almost all of the portfolio of Welsh Slate products were specified for a landmark visitors’ centre in Snowdonia for a whole host of reasons, only one of which was the quarry’s close proximity. Some 320m² of...